8th Annual 2017

2017 E.G.G.S. Hike

This years E.G.G.S. Hike took place June 22-25, 2017. It was wet and wild! Visit our Facebook page for all the pictures. Here's what this hike is all about:

WHO: The Buckeye Trail Association in cooperation with the North Country Trail Association, Wayne National Forest, Little Cities of the Forest Collaborative, Sunday Creek Watershed Group, and Burr Oak State Park

WHAT: 5 hiking challenges consisting of 20 (day and night), 40, 60, and 80 miles that need to be completed in 12, 24, 36, and 48 hours respectively

WHEN: Thursday, June 22th at 12:00pm to Sunday, June 25th at 12:00pm

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Download the schedule of events for the EGGS weekend.

WHERE: Burr Oak State Park and Wildcat Hollow Backpack Trail

WHY: To honor a founding member of the BTA and the first female to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, Emma “Grandma” Gatewood, an Ohio native and long time advocate of ultra-light backpacking

CONTACT:Byron Guy for any further questions.
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